Seminar on The New Indian Woman on 23 April in Mumbai

MUMBAI: Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) is organizing a Seminar on ‘The New Indian Woman’ on Monday, 23 April 2012 at Hotel Intercontinental The Lalit, Mumbai . The Seminar being chaired by eminent actor, Ms Shabana Azmi aims to have thought provoking deliberations on the way Indian perception regarding women has changed and the role of media in shaping this transition.

‘The Indian Woman today is at Crossroads’. At the dawn of this new century, India is on the move to find its rightful place in the comity of nations and awakening in all fields. It is now that the role of the Indian Woman with emphasis on her empowerment and contribution to emerging India is of utmost importance. Apart from the socio – cultural, political and economic forces that have played a huge role in shaping the New Indian Woman, the Indian Media Industry, particularly our films and soaps have influenced the mind and personality template of the Indian Woman.

The topics of discussion include:
She dons the Professional Hat
The New Indian Woman: How Secure?
She takes on the Media Baton
Women Reservation Bill
She has Stepped Forward

Some of the key confirmed speakers are:
Amit Khanna, Chairman, CII National Committee on Media & Entertainment & Chairman, Reliance Entertainment
Apurva Purohit, CEO, Radio City
Chetna Sinha, Founder, Mann Deshi Mahila Bank
Javed Akhtar, Eminent writer & Lyricist
Jay Panda, Member of Parliament
Kiran Rao, Eminent film director
Lynn De Souza, Chairman and CEO, Lintas Media Group
Munizae Jahangir, Eminent Journalist and Documentary Maker
Nandita Gandhi, Co Director, Akshara
Nandita Das, Eminent Actor
Preetha Reddy, Managing Director, Apollo Hospitals

Contact Information:
Kavita Saini
(Luxury, Sports, Media & Entertainment Division)
Confederation of Indian Industry
The Mantosh Sondhi Centre
23, Institutional Area, Lodi Road
Tel: +91 11 45771016 (D), 45771000


 Mega CSR Conference in Mumbai on 9 May 2012
(A Conference in Support of Business Sustainability)
Date: 9th May 2012
Venue: Ramada Plaza Palm Grove, Juhu Beach, Mumbai.
Last Date of Registration: 15 April 2012
For more information please write :
Conference Contact : (0) 99810 99555 (Rusen Kumar)
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